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Liverpool scout Schalke midfielder Harit


Liverpool have sent scouts to watch Schalke midfielder Amine Harit in action - according to Corriere Dello Sport.

Jurgen Klopp's connection with the German club's head coach David Wagner could help the Reds broker a deal to bring the Morrocan to Anfield next year.

Harit has contributed five goals and two assists in 11 Bundesliga appearances for Schalke this season.

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Celtic eager to bring Wanyama back to Parkhead


Celtic are keen on re-signing Tottenham midfielder Victor Wanyama, according to The Guardian.

The Scottish champions want to bring the 28-year-old back to Parkhead on an initial loan deal in the January transfer window.

Wanyama has slipped down the pecking order at Spurs this season, featuring in just three matches across all competitions.

Real Madrid eyeing Arsenal ace Torreira


Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira is the subject of interest from Real Madrid - according to Don Balon.

Blancos president Florentino Perez sees the Uruguayan as the ideal long-term replacement for Casemiro, who is approaching the latter stages of his career at 27.

AC Milan and Atletico Madrid are also thought to be keen on landing Torreira, who has reportedly grown frustrated with a lack of playing time at Arsenal this season.

Madrid 'close to reaching agreement' to sign Inter's Skriniar


Real Madrid are close to agreeing a deal to sign Inter centre-back Milan Skriniar, according to his agent Mithat Halis.

Skriniar has emerged as one of the finest young defenders in European football over the last couple of years, helping Inter re-establish themselves as a force in Serie A and the Champions League.

The 24-year-old was heavily linked with a move away from San Siro towards the end of last season, but ended up signing a new contract in May which is set to run through to 2023.

Read the full story on Goal.

Lletglet signs new contract with the LA Galaxy


Pochettino sacked by Tottenham


Tottenham have confirmed Mauricio Pochettino has been sacked from his post as manager.

The club have not won any of their last five Premier League games and sit 14th in the table - 20 points behind leaders Liverpool.

And the club have opted to let the manager and his coaching staff go.

Read the story on Goal!

Wolf confirmed as Genk boss


Former Hamburg and Stuttgart boss Hannes Wolf has been confirmed as the new coach of Belgian side Genk.

The 38-year-old impressed in Germany and has brought his regular assistant, Miguel Moreira, along with him.

Maradona quits as Gimnasia coach


Diego Maradona has left his job as Gimnasia coach, it has been confirmed.

The Argentine spent 72 days in charge and won just three games, but decided to leave when president Gabriel Pellegrino decided not to run for re-election this year.

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Atletico close in on €30m Bruno Guimaraes deal


Atletico Madrid are close to completing the €30 million signing of Bruno Guimaraes, AS reports.

The Brazilian midfielder does not want to renew his deal with Paranaense and Atletico have first refusal on him and are eager to wrap up a deal.

Hernandez signs new deal at Leeds


Juventus confirm Bonucci extension


Leonardo Bonucci has signed a contract extension with Juventus running until June 2024, while the Serie A champions have reached also agreements over new deals for Juan Cuadrado and Wojciech Szczesny.

Italy centre-back Bonucci is in his second spell at Juve, having stunned the football world with a €42 million (£36m/$46m) switch to AC Milan in 2017.

However, the 32-year-old was back in Turin for the start of the following campaign and he has now committed for the next four-and-a-half seasons.

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Torino submit offer for Milan's Borini


AC Milan striker Fabio Borini has received an offer to join Torino ahead of the January transfer window - according to Calcio Mercato.

The 28-year-old is expected to leave San Siro when the market reopens, but it now looks as though he could remain in the Italian top flight.

Borini, who spent time in the Premier League at both Liverpool and Sunderland, has only featured in two Serie A matches for Milan this season.

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Everton could swap Kean for Piatek in January


Everton could sell Moise Kean to AC Milan in exchange for Krzysztof Piatek in the January transfer window - according to Calcio Mercato.

The two clubs are prepared to discuss an exchange deal if the out-of-form duo fail to rediscover their best form over the festive period.

Kean has yet to score for Everton since joining the club from Juventus this summer, while Piatek only has three goals to his name from 12 Serie A outings for Milan this season.

Tottenham target Ajax talisman Ziyech


Ajax midfielder Hakim Ziyech is the subject of interest from Tottenham - according to Calcio Mercato.

Spurs are thought to be leading the race for the Morrocan's signature ahead of Napoli, Roma and Milan.

Ziyech has contributed five goals and eight assists to Ajax's Eredivisie cause in 12 appearances this season.

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Galaxy extend Pavon loan


LA Galaxy have extended the loan deal for 23-year-old Argentina international Cristian Pavon, keeping him from Boca Juniors through the 2020 MLS regular season.

Mbappe to reject PSG contract


France star wants Madrid move

Kylian Mbappe is set to reject any forthcoming contract offers from Paris Saint-Germain to try and facilitate a move to Real Madrid, claim El Chiringuito.

It is reported Mbappe's mother, who acts as a representative for him, has confirmed that no contract offers from the Ligue 1 side will be considered.

However, Mbappe does still have three years remaining on his current deal.

Bayern and City to battle for Geiger


Bayern Munich and Manchester City are interested in 21-year-old Hoffenheim midfielder Dennis Geiger, according to Sport1.

Germany boss Joachim Low is also reported to be monitoring his progress, with Geiger having progressed up through the ranks from under-15 to under-21 international level.

Geiger made his Hoffenheim debut two years ago, and has scored two goals in the Bundesliga.

Bonucci set for new Juve deal


Juventus have reached an agreement with defender Leonardo Bonucci on a new five-year contract, according to Sky Sport Italia.

The deal is set to see Bonucci stay at the club until 2024.

The 32-year-old has been with Juve since 2010 - minus a one-season hiatus at AC Milan - and won seven Serie A titles with the club.

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Taylor commits to Burnley


Charlie Taylor has signed a contract extension with Burnley that sees him tied to the Lancashire side until 2024, the Clarets announced on Tuesday.

The left-back, 26, told the club's official website: “I’m delighted. I feel it’s a very stable club. It’s been in the Premier League now for a few years.

“I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time here so far and I’m looking forward to the next few years ahead. The next few years are hopefully the peak years of my career. I’ve signed up to Burnley to spend them here and hopefully the best years are to come.

“Ever since I made my debut in the Premier League I’ve wanted to stay here. I think once you have a taste of the Premier League you don’t want to go anywhere else. We have been in the Premier League since I arrived and that’s where I want to stay.”

Celtic monitoring defensive starlet


Scottish champions Celtic are keeping close tabs on Caslisle defender Jarrad Branthwaite, according to Football Insider.

The 17-year-old centre-back is said to have caught the eye of clubs north and south of the border but that the Bhoys are currently compiling a report on the youngster ahead of a potential January swoop.

Branthwaite, who stands at 6'4”, is currently contracted with the League Two side until 2021.

Linfield sign former Rovers defender


Reigning Irish Premiership champs Linfield have signed ex-Shamrock Rovers right-back Ethan Boyle on an 18-month deal, according to the BBC.

The 22-year-old was released by Rovers earlier in November after their FAI Cup victory over Dundalk.

Boyle has reached an agreement with Linfield, however, and will join up with his new side once the January transfer window opens.

Ronaldo to be offered to PSG


Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is looking to get Cristiano Ronaldo offered to Paris Saint-Germain so that he can sign Kylian Mbappe, claims Eldesmarque.

The Blancos supremo is working with super agent Jorge Mendes to try and get a Portuguese superstar to France as cover for a highly-rated frontman.

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Deulofeu pushing for AC Milan return


Gerard Deulofeu wants to return to AC Milan during the January transfer window, according to Calciomercato.

The Spanish winger is currently on the books at Premier League strugglers Watford and is eager to head back to San Siro.

‘Spurs won’t accept less than Neymar fee for Kane’


Tottenham will not accept anything less than Neymar money for Harry Kane, says Pascal Chimbonda, but the likes of Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain may be willing to pay that.

The former Spurs defender has told "You know Levy is not going to let him go lightly. I don’t think he’d accept anything less than what PSG paid Barcelona for Neymar so it might have to be another world record if anyone wanted to buy him."

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'Mbappe would be perfect for Juventus'


Kylian Mbappe would be an ideal signing for Juventus, says Michel Platini, but the Bianconeri legend doubts the Serie A champions could afford to prise the World Cup winner from Paris Saint-Germain.

The former Juve star has told Tuttosport of a fellow Frenchman: “Mbappe, he could be the star over the next 10 years. I would suggest him to anyone.

“I don’t know if Juventus can afford him right now, and it will be even more difficult in the future as his value will increase even more.”

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Juve and Inter join race for Smalling


Juventus and Inter Milan have joined the battle to lure Chris Smalling away from Manchester United on a permanent basis, claims Corriere della Sera.

The England international has been impressing during a season-long loan at Roma and other leading sides in Italy are eager to keep him in Serie A.

Neymar snubs offer of PSG extension


Neymar has passed up the chance to extend his contract at Paris Saint-Germain through to 2025, according to Sport.

The Brazil international, who is tied to a deal until 2022 and missed out on a return to Barcelona over the summer, remains keen to secure a switch elsewhere and will not be discussing fresh terms in the French capital.

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Man Utd & Arsenal to battle for Kulusevski


Manchester United and Arsenal are preparing to battle it out for Parma playmaker Dejan Kulusevski, claims The Sun.

The 19-year-old midfielder is valued at around £40 million ($52m), with the Red Devils adding the Swede to their growing list of targets for the January window.

Bielsa holds future talks with Spurs loanee Clarke


Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa has reportedly told on-loan Tottenham winger Jack Clarke he is happy with his efforts in training, despite not using him for a single minute so far this season.

Clarke left Leeds for Spurs over the summer, before immediately returning on loan for the season. A key man last season, he has since found himself cast out from the matchday squad.

But, according to Football Insider, Bielsa has told the 18-year-old his chance will come as long as he continues to perform in training.

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Moreno feels 'betrayed' with Enrique set to return


Spain boss Robert Moreno feels 'betrayed' with Luis Enrique apparently set for a surprise return to the Spain job, report AS.

Moreno didn't appear for his post-match press conference in the wake of the 5-0 win over Romania which guaranteed his side a top-seed ranking at Euro 2020.

It is claimed an increase in player power in the Spain camp has played a part in the Spanish FA (RFEF) losing faith in Moreno's management.

'Vultures will come swooping for Leeds' Phillips'


Leeds have been warned to expect Premier League interest in key midfielder Kalvin Phillips come the January transfer window.

Aston Villa are among the clubs reportedly keeping an eye on the 23-year-old, who has blossomed under Marcelo Bielsa.

"If you are a Leeds fan I think you have still got to be wary that we are coming up to January," former midfielder David Prutton told the Yorkshire Evening Post. "It might again be a position where... the vultures come swooping around and if you are a pessimist that’s the way you have got to look at it."

Genk set to appoint Wolf


Belgian side Genk are set to appoint 38-year-old German Hannes Wolf as manager, report HLN.

Wolf has been without a job since the end of last season, when he was sacked after failing to win promotion from the German second division with Hamburg.

He previously spent two years with Stuttgart, as well as a short stint in charge of Borussia Dortmund's second team.

Kluivert: De Ligt regrets not choosing Barca


Matthijs de Ligt has some regret over his summer decision to join Juventus instead of Barcelona, according to Barca academy director Patrick Kluivert.

The 20-year-old left Ajax in the summer and was expected by many to follow Frenkie de Jong to Camp Nou, but is now settling in Turin instead.

"Of course De Ligt is a great defender but in the end he chose [Juve]," Kluivert told Mundo Deportivo. "I think he is a little sorry, but it is so. You have to make choices in life, and sometimes and you do it well and sometimes badly. You have to learn from your decisions."

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Henry not dwelling on Monaco failures as he joins Impact


Thierry Henry insists he's a better coach after going through what he went through with Monaco.

The French legend recently signed on to manage the Montreal Impact in MLS, his second head coaching job.

Read what Henry had to say on Goal!

Fiorentina set to make bid for U.S. U-17 midfielder Busio


Fiorentina are set to submit a bid for U.S. U-17 midfielder Gianluca Busio, reports SBI Soccer.

Busio has drawn interest from Liverpool, Wolves, Manchester United and Inter after shining with the U-17s and in sporadic appearances with Sporting KC.

The midfielder has an Italian passport, which would be helpful in sealing a move to Europe.

“There’s been interest in him for the past 18 months, and I knew it would pick back up, but it’s not something we’re rushing into by any means,” Sporting KC boss Peter Vermes told SBI. “Is there interest? Sure, there’s a lot of interest from a lot of different people at the moment, but we’re not in any rush to make a deal. It’s really simple.

Former USMNT forward Kiesewetter signs with Miami


Inter Miami have signed former U.S. men's national team forward Jerome Kiesewetter from USL Championship side El Paso Locomotive, the MLS club announced

The forward earned two senior caps and made over 30 appearances for the U.S. at the youth level.

“Jerome brings speed, athleticism and experience to our roster,” said Inter Miami Sporting Director Paul McDonough. “We are pleased to bring him to Inter Miami and begin working with him in preseason.”   

Monterrey and Cruz Azul in for Lodeiro


Mexican sides Monterrey and Cruz Azul are after Seattle Sounders star Nicolas Lodeiro, reports Pulso Sports.

The Uruguayan international is fresh off winning MLS Cup with the Sounders, his second title since coming to MLS. 

Lodeiro is a vital piece of the Sounders and the club are unlikely to sell, especially with the forward under contract through 2021.

Southgate plans England stay


Gareth Southgate insists he has no plans to leave England any time soon, although he admits that "tides can turn".

The England boss says he will stay as long as he feels "warmth", but acknowledged that things may change given the recent controversy in the squad.

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Championship duo eye Celtic star Hayes


Championship sides Swansea and Stoke are interested in signing Celtic winger Jonny Hayes, according to the Sun.

The 32-year-old is out of contract at the end of the season so can sign a pre-contract agreement from January.

Neil Lennon's side are reluctant to let Hayes leave, but know they face a race against time if they are to reach an agreement over a new deal.

Spain set to address coach rumours


Enrique rumoured to be making a return

The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has called a news conference for Tuesday amid reports Luis Enrique will replace Robert Moreno as Spain coach.

Moreno did not address the media after a 5-0 victory over Romania at the Wanda Metropolitano on Monday. 

Read the full story on Goal!

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Galaxy extend Pavon loan


LA Galaxy have extended Cristian Pavon's loan from Boca Juniors to cover the 2020 MLS regular season.

The 23-year-old scored four goals and registered 11 assists in just 13 appearances during his loan spell last season.

Pochettino edging closer to Tottenham exit


Spurs reportedly ready to make a change

Mauricio Pochettino's departure from Tottenham is now a matter of when, rather than if, with the club already considering replacements, reports the Mail.

The Argentine has struggled to get his side performing on a consistent basis this season, with the north London club currently languishing 14th in the Premier League and without an away win since January.

Private talks over a possible departure are believed to have already taken place, with Eddie Howe, Julian Nagelsmann and Carlo Ancelotti considered as potential replacements.

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West Ham consider Benitez as Pellegrini replacement


West Ham may turn to Rafael Benitez if current manager Manuel Pellegrini fails to turn the team's sliding form around, according to the Mirror.

Pellegrini has found himself under pressure after a run of six games without a win.

That has prompted the Hammers to consider a move for Benitez, who is currently in charge of Chinese Super League side Dalian Yifang. The Spaniard came close to moving to the London Stadium prior to his move to Real Madrid in 2015.

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